Danny J. Prater, 56, of Carbon, heard and answered the call of his Blessed Savior Sept. 21, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
He was born Feb. 20, 1950, to Milton Prater and Carol Frantz Prater.
He served in the military, and is survived by wife, Cheryl (Silvers) Prater, who he was married to for 21 years, six children, sons and daughters-in-laws, Danny Jr. "Joey" and Tracy Prater of Owensboro, KY, Michael Prater of Dayton, OH, Thomas Light of Brazil, IN, Michael and Danielle Light of Dayton, OH, daughters Laura Prater of Dayton, OH and Lisa Mantooth of Brazil, IN. He is also survived by sisters and brother-in-law Stanley "Butch" and Shirley Prater of Bellamy Pleasant Hill, OH and Melissa Prater of Marango, IN; brothers and sister-in-laws Milton "Jr." and Debbie Prater of Riverside, OH, Jamie and Kathy Prater of Marango, IN, as well as host of extended family members and friends. He is preceeded in death by beloved grandparents Elmer and Trilba Frantz, and parents Milton and Carol (Frantz) Prater.
Memorial Services will be Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at 2 p.m. at the Carbon Church of the Nazarene in Carbon with Rev. Larry Carr officiating. He will be laid to rest with his mother in North Manchester, IN, on Oct. 8, following graveside services with Rev. Charles Lee officiating.
DeBaun Funeral Homes assisted in the arrangements.